Stray Thoughts: There Are Important Lessons In Simplicity

Envy affects people in different ways. Some of us are motivated by the old adage of “keeping up with the Joneses.”

But I have no desire to keep up with them, or with the Trumps. I would not want to live in Trump Tower. Randy Evans
On Open Government
Randy Evans is the executive director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. He is a former editorial page editor and assistant managing editor of The Des Moines Register.

Be Careful What You Call ‘Archaic’

Here we go again. The people of this nation like to hold the United States up as a sanctuary for free speech and freedom of expression. We like to think of the U.S. as a beacon for freedom that shines like no other. But when someone comes along and says something or does something with which we disagree, suddenly there is talk about needing to change the rules. Randy Evans
On Open Government
Randy Evans is the executive director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council.